The COVID-19 pandemic is currently being driven by youngsters in their 20s, 30s and 40s who don’t even know they are infected, the World Health Organization (WHO) has cautioned.
Talking at a virtual conference, WHO‘s Western Pacific local chief, Takeshi Kasai, stated: “The epidemic is changing. People in their 20s, 30s and 40s are increasingly driving the spread. Many are unaware they are infected.”
As more cases ascend among individuals in their 20s to 40s, “this increases the risk of spillovers to the more vulnerable,” said Kasai. This incorporates older family members and those with long-term wellbeing conditions.
The quantity of Covid-19 cases revealed in Europe has step by step expanded as of late.
While there was no considerable change in the quantity of cases announced for the current week compared to a week ago, various nations are indicating a resurgence in cases including the UK, France, Germany, Netherlands and Spain.
A few Covid-19 clusters, which have added to the resurgence of cases, have been revealed in meat processing and packaging locales in various nations including Belgium, Denmark and Germany.
WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said there are two basic components to addressing the pandemic potentially: “Leaders must step up to take action and citizens need to embrace new measures.
“My message is crystal clear: suppress, suppress, suppress the virus.”
America remains the most influential locale in the previous seven days worldwide, representing 53% of all recently confirmed cases and 75% of reported passings, as per WHO information.
The south east Asia region keeps on revealing an expansion in cases and is as of now the second most influenced area. Confine at home measures and travel limitations are being re-imposed there as a part of endeavors to constrain the transmission of the infection.
At the beginning of August, WHO encouraged youngsters 15-24 to halt their partying to help forestall new flare-ups of the infection, after evaluation indicated cases among this age group had grown three-fold in five months.